The Wisconsin Lion is a bi-monthly newspaper designed to inform and educate the Lions of Wisconsin on issues that strengthen our organization and our ability to serve our communities.
The Wisconsin Lion is a 32 page, letter-sized newspaper printed in black and white and available online in full color
All issues are available online and mailed to every Lions' address.
Online viewing has changed to a digital newspaper. Click the “View Current Issue” button below to open a new window with the most current newspaper. The “News” link in the menu bar at the top of every page will bring you to a page with both the current and past issues of The Wisconsin Lion for your viewing pleasure.
Stories and ideas come from Lions around Wisconsin, including the Wisconsin Lion Editorial Board, Council of Governors and a variety of committees. Each issue includes information on a wide variety of subjects from a number of contributors including:
News & Feature Stories – from Wisconsin Lions Foundation (WLF), Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin, Current International Director (or immediate PID), Lioness, Pin Traders, clubs/members, state committees & others
District Pages – monthly news from each district including a message from the DG, club events and calendars.
Classified Section – sections for WLF & LEBW donors, club anniversaries, club events, MD27 contacts, upcoming dates, conventions & trainings, Melvin Jones & Birch Sturm Fellows
STORY SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Submissions to the newspaper should be emailed to your Club’s District Editor for inclusion on each District’s pages. Material should reflect Lions projects and events of interest to all readers. Photos should show Lions providing service and should not portray any alcoholic beverages. Photos should be in jpg or png formats and should be provided at the largest size possible (i.e. not cropped or resized). Please do NOT embed photos into word files, send them as attachments. Please note that all text will be edited for readability, length and grammar.
WHERE TO SUBMIT
Statewide content can be submitted to DG Bill Clausius at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recognition for Melvin Jones, Birch-Sturm, Knight of Sight & Ray Hempel Fellowships should be submitted to the State Editor at email@example.com.
ADVERTISING GUIDELINES & RATES
Clubs and businesses interested in reaching 18,000 Wisconsin Lions households can choose from the following display ad sizes:
1/8 page horizontal 3.8125” x 2.3125”
1/4 page vertical 3.8125” x 4.875”
1/4 page horizontal 7.875” x 2.3125”
1/2 page vertical 3.8125” x 10”
1/2 page horizontal 7.875” x 4.875”
Full page 7.875” x 10”
(All sizes are width x height)
Ads should be supplied in color and black and white format in print resolution pdf format.
For rates and to get more information about advertising in the Wisconsin Lion, contact Bert Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTICE TO EDITORS AND PRINTERS
RFP’s for the editor and printer are listed below Bid has been awarded for 21-22, so if you are interested to know what it is about, visit the links below.